As mentioned in google policies google reads your all document to improve their search and suggestion. But If I keep some important document on google drive, like : new business ideas, innovation papers, personal letters or password, can they really misuse that information?

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    In short - yes they can but no, they wont. Feb 11, 2016 at 11:14
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    You might want to look at the Google privacy policy which explains what rights google have to your data (tl;dr: they have the right to access everything you upload to them).
    – Philipp
    Feb 11, 2016 at 14:39
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    Which, technically, means they can't steal something that you gave them voluntarily. Feb 11, 2016 at 16:44
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    @Joe L.: And if you really, really, really need security, don't even write it down :-)
    – jamesqf
    Feb 11, 2016 at 19:15
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    What does 'can' mean, if you acknowledge they are technically capable? What would a No answer look like?
    – Oddthinking
    Feb 13, 2016 at 10:09


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